Cardiac Arrest News and Research

RSS
A cardiac arrest, also known as cardiopulmonary arrest or circulatory arrest, is the abrupt cessation of normal circulation of the blood due to failure of the heart to contract effectively during systole.
Three landmark studies provide better understanding of sudden cardiac arrest

Three landmark studies provide better understanding of sudden cardiac arrest

Lethal heart rhythm more likely to be found in patients with common heart failure

Lethal heart rhythm more likely to be found in patients with common heart failure

Hands-Only CPR training kiosks can teach life-saving skills in just minutes

Hands-Only CPR training kiosks can teach life-saving skills in just minutes

Loyola tests new catheter ablation system that can reach deeper into heart muscle

Loyola tests new catheter ablation system that can reach deeper into heart muscle

UCPH researcher receives prize for research into brain's cleaning system

UCPH researcher receives prize for research into brain's cleaning system

PTSD associated with increased risk of major CV event or death after cardiac arrest

PTSD associated with increased risk of major CV event or death after cardiac arrest

Researchers discover new, better marker to identify degree of brain damage after cardiac arrest

Researchers discover new, better marker to identify degree of brain damage after cardiac arrest

Dialysis giant Davita defends itself in court and at the polls

Dialysis giant Davita defends itself in court and at the polls

Sudden cardiac arrests more likely to happen on any day at any time, shows study

Sudden cardiac arrests more likely to happen on any day at any time, shows study

Rapid ambulance response linked with higher survival rate after sudden out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Rapid ambulance response linked with higher survival rate after sudden out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Critical illness and major infection can promote brain changes, accelerate cognitive decline

Critical illness and major infection can promote brain changes, accelerate cognitive decline

Sudden cardiac death linked to mitral valve prolapse in large Australian study

Sudden cardiac death linked to mitral valve prolapse in large Australian study

Researchers find link between sudden cardiac death and common heart condition

Researchers find link between sudden cardiac death and common heart condition

Despite red flags at surgery centers, overseers award gold seals

Despite red flags at surgery centers, overseers award gold seals

Enabling Patient Care in the Community Through Technology

Enabling Patient Care in the Community Through Technology

New issue considers role of coronary angiography after cardiac arrest

New issue considers role of coronary angiography after cardiac arrest

Firefighters who died from cardiac arrest show signs of heart disease at autopsy

Firefighters who died from cardiac arrest show signs of heart disease at autopsy

Change in type of breathing tube used for resuscitation can improve odds of survival

Change in type of breathing tube used for resuscitation can improve odds of survival

Cardiac arrest patients resuscitated with new breathing tube more likely to survive, finds study

Cardiac arrest patients resuscitated with new breathing tube more likely to survive, finds study

New breathing tube for treating out-of-hospital cardiac arrest could save more lives

New breathing tube for treating out-of-hospital cardiac arrest could save more lives